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CAV: Claimed error in jury instructions harmless (access required)

Based on substantial evidence, the jury was not deprived of any discretion to decide whether a shooting victim had suffered a “permanent and significant impairment” based on implicit reference to a particular scar. Background Mario Vaughan was the victim of a shooting and immediately identified Appellant Kelvin Javon Watford as the perpetrator. As a result of the ...